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Is Your Wedding In White, Green?

Have you been to a wedding recently, where the bride didn’t wear white? These days, anything seems to go when it comes to weddings, and our traditionalist take on wedding attire and customs has been replaced with a much more easygoing outlook. There are a number of different reasons for this – marriages being conducted […]

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Green Your Eating Habits

Celebrity chef Jodi-Ann Pearton shares her thoughts on greening your kitchen and eating green. There are many basic food items which each and every one of us use and purchase frequently – commodities such as bread, milk, eggs, just to name a few. A lot of money is spent every month and in general not […]

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How To Start an Organic Flower Business

An organic flower business is a great green business opportunity for anyone with a green thumb and a love of beauty. Why Organic Flowers? Currently, most cut flowers sold in the United States are grown in Latin American countries such as Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru. The laws governing use of chemical pesticides, fungicides, and herbicides […]

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Organic and Conventional Farming Methods Compete to Eliminate Weed Seeds in Soil

Weeds are hard to kill; they seem to come back no matter what steps people take to eradicate them. One reason is because of the persistence of weed seeds in the soil. Organic farming and conventional farming systems both have their methods of taking on weed seeds, but does one show better results than the […]

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Go Organic: 5 Foods For Your Apartment Garden

Ah, to have a garden. A space all your own to use your green thumb to its full advantage, providing fresh, organic sustenance right from your own backyard. Well, for many urbanites, a backyard is nonexistent as more and more city dwellers become accustomed to compartmentalized living. Apartments are great: You can live smack dab […]

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How to Plan and Plant an Organic Community Vegetable Garden

If you’re concerned with all the additives in the food that is available in a traditional grocery store, you’re probably looking for alternatives. One way to make sure you get fresh fruits and vegetables and other healthy foods is to shop at a farmer’s market. Another way is to shop at an organic grocery store. […]

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Seven Things to Know when Buying Eco-friendly Food

More and more people these days are choosing eco-friendly and organically grown foods — instead of or in addition to — the conventionally grown food they’re accustomed to buying. Nowadays, even regular grocery stores stock organic food brands. However, just by buying a product whose label says “Organically Produced” doesn’t necessarily solve anything. Here are […]

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Today’s Lifestyle Change Can Lead to Tomorrow’s Better Planet

Being ‘green’ doesn’t carry that much weight when it’s just a ‘label’ and you are being ‘forced’ to change. It’s like being ‘on’ a  diet. We say, “I’m on a diet”, as if we can get ‘off’ of it at any time. And more often than not, we do. But if you change your lifestyle […]

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Bringing Back The Past To Save The Future

In the past, there was no such thing as disposable plastic grocery bags… single-use utensils… or 24/7 fast food joints. Our instant gratification-based society has quickly filled our planet with trash and pollution that is going to be very difficult to clean up, never mind even live with while we try to do so. As […]

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